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The Best Pumpkin Waffles

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Pumpkin waffles will kickstart your morning in a fantastic way. This pumpkin waffles recipe is easy to make and uses pumpkin puree for that tasty pumpkin flavor in every bite.

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A pumpkin spice waffle recipe that is going to give you all those sought after fall flavors. A light and fluffy pumpkin Belgian waffles recipe that will be great for making for the family or a crowd for a brunch. Try my pumpkin bread with cream cheese frosting

Pumpkin Waffles

Homemade waffles have always been a treat for me. Whether they are loaded with chocolate chips, fresh blueberries, or like these waffles. Top with some whipped cream and I am totally happy as can be. These will make your kitchen smell like heaven. 

Do You Use Pumpkin Puree For Pumpkin Spice Waffles 

Yes. You will need canned pumpkin puree. Make sure that it is puree and not pumpkin pie mix. Or if you have a recipe you enjoy, make homemade pumpkin puree.  

pumpkin waffles recipeHow Do You Make A Light And Fluffy Waffle 

  • Measure correctly, so you have the right ratio. 
  • Don’t overmix. If you overmix you will get a heavy and dense waffle. 
  • When using your waffle maker, make sure to follow according to manufacture on cook time. Don’t overcook your waffles. 

Can I Freeze Homemade Waffles 

Of course. Simply cook your waffles accordingly, and lay them out on a baking rack and allow them to fully cool. Once cooled, then transfer to a cookie sheet, and toss in the freezer for around 15-20 minutes. Once they have hardened up, transfer to a freezer bag, and store that way. 

You can freeze waffles for up to three months. This is a great way to prep for those hectic mornings where you don’t have time to cook. Pull out your tasty and perfect waffles and reheat and enjoy. No need to make a waffle batter and cook, just reheat. 

pumpkin spice wafflesBest Way To Reheat Waffles

You can warm them up in the microwave for a quick reheat, or even eat them chilled. I know that might sound crazy, but they are good thawed and slightly chilled. 

Toss your waffles in the toaster for a crispy outside, or turn oven to 350 degrees and layout on a baking sheet. Then bake for 5-10 minutes or until they are warmed up. 

Toppings For Pumpkin Waffles 

  • Maple Syrup 
  • Butter
  • Powdered Sugar 
  • Walnuts
  • Cream Cheese 
  • Cream cheese frosting 
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon
  • Brown Sugar glazed nuts 

Add on all your favorite waffle toppings and enjoy! 

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Biggest Secret To The Perfect Waffle 

One of the biggest tips is to allow your waffle batter to have a five-minute rest before you start cooking. This will help to give you that light and fluffy texture you want for in a waffle. It will help the ingredients blend and build up so it is the perfect thickness for making your homemade waffles. 

Tip For Batch Cooking Waffles For A Crowd 

Waffles are great but it is hard when you need to make a ton to feed a crowd. Some waffles end up cold, and others are fresh off the griddle. One tip I learned years ago, is to turn your oven on to 195 degrees and whip them up, and then lay it right on the racks in the oven.

If you place them on a cookie sheet, they will get soft as the moisture builds. But laying them straight on the oven rack will be a nice way to keep them warm before you are ready to serve.

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The Best Pumpkin Waffles

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

Looking for the best pumpkin waffles? Here is an easy pumpkin waffles recipe that is light and fluffy!


  • • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • • ½ teaspoon salt
  • • 3 large eggs, separated
  • • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    In a stand mixer, you will want to beat your eggs until they form stiff peaks. Then at the end, mix in the sugar, and set aside.
    Next you want to take a seperate bowl and add in all your other ingredients, mixing until combined. Don't overmix the batter.
    Then fold in the whipped egg whites, until they are incorporated.
    Now follow your waffle iron directions on how to heat, and cook.
    Then top waffles as desired and enjoy.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 388Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 475mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 10g

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